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Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
City/State: Santa Rosa Valley, Calif.
High School: Thousand Oaks


Career: Scored for the Blue Devils at three straight ACC Championship meets after joining the program as a sophomore transfer ... Earned a career-best finish of 11th in the 200 butterfly at the 2016 edition of the conference championship ... Graduated ranked sixth all-time at Duke in the 100 individual medley (1:00.68) and ninth in the 100 butterfly (54.17) ... Earned ACC Swimmer of the Week recognition as a junior ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention selection twice ... Three-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Honors: ACC Women's Swimmer of the Week (2/7/17) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2016, 2017) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018)

2017-18: Finished 20th in the 200 butterfly at the ACC Championships (2:00.59) ... Moved into the program’s all-time top 10 in the 100 individual medley at Virginia with a 1:00.68 clocking. 

2016-17: Etched her name on the program's all-time performance list in the 100 butterfly with a 54.17 showing in the ACC preliminaries ... Went on to finish seventh in the event bonus final at the conference meet ... Tabbed the ACC Women's Swimmer of the Week Feb. 7 following an impressive performance at the Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational ... Won the 200 butterfly at that meet, dipping under the two-minute mark (1:59.19) for an NCAA ‘B' cut ... Also raced to a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly ... Helped the Blue Devils win the 200 freestyle relay against Queens University (12/3).  

2015-16: Scored for Duke in both butterfly events at the ACC Championship ... Earned an 11th-place finish in the 200 butterfly and placed 21st at the 100-yard distance ... Clocked 1:58.84 in the 200 butterfly preliminaries at the Nike Cup Invitational to rank second on the Blue Devils' all-time performance list ... Also came in fourth overall in the 200 IM at the same meet ... 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 butterfly ... Over the summer, participated in the Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program, a collaborative service initiative between Duke and Stanford ... As a member of the inaugural ACE class, traveled to China to contribute to the sustainable development of underserved communities through sports and environmental science education.

Prior to Duke: Spent her freshman season at UCLA before transferring to Duke … Ranked among the Bruins' top performers in the 1,000 freestyle (10:34.36), 100 butterfly (53.95), 200 butterfly (1:57.25) and 400 IM (4:30.18) as a rookie … Took fifth in the 200 butterfly ‘A' final at 2014 Winter Nationals … Reached bonus finals in 100 and 200 butterfly at 2015 Pac-12 Championships … 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier … Completed prep career under the direction of Thomas Smith at Thousand Oaks … Twice named Ventura County's Swimmer of the Year … First team all-county and all-league selection all four years in addition to earning league MVP laurels … Five-time NISCA All-American … Six-time county and league individual champion … Took third in the 100 butterfly at the CIF meet for three straight years (2012-14) … Member of Conejo Simi Swim Club, competing for Lauren Hancock, a former Blue Devil swimmer (2001-04) … Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Served as a class valedictorian … Four-time scholar-athlete … AP Scholar with Distinction. 

Personal: Born Anna Elise Quinn March 9, 1996 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. … Daughter of Wyne and Peter Quinn … Has one brother (Evan) ... Majoring in biology.

Quinn Career Bests:
100 Free: 52.85
200 Free: 1:50.07
500 Free: 4:52.27
100 Fly: 54.17 ... 9th all-time at Duke
200 Fly: 1:57.25
100 IM: 1:00.68 ... 6th all-time at Duke
200 IM: 2:02.98
400 IM: 4:23.54

At the ACC Championships:
2016: 11th, 200 Fly ... 1:59.54
           21st, 100 Fly ... 54.66
2017: 23rd, 100 Fly ... 54.47
2018: 20th, 200 Fly ... 2:00.59


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